Month: January 2015

Zach’s News

1. State of the Union Obama announced that he would be giving tax cuts. Most of these cuts would effect the middle class if they are passed. It is thought that the changes will be hard to get through the Republicans.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/18/us/president-obama-will-seek-to-reduce-taxes-for-middle-class.html?_r=0

2. This Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday. The biggest story of the week is the fact that that the Patriots deflated the balls prior to kick off. It is unknown if this was done on purpose or not.

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/01/23/deflate-gate-science-underinflated-footballs/

3. Yemen is the home to the terrorist group al Qaeda. They have been said to have a hand in the attacks in Paris recently. They have also had several failed attempts to attack the United States.

http://nypost.com/2015/01/24/why-the-crisis-in-yemen-matters-to-americans/

4. The NYC major Bill de Blasio tells NYC residents to prepare for the worst. They have predicted up to 30 inches of snow and have a server weather watch. Also expect strong winds. This storm may be the worst in history.

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Massive-Snow-Storm-Heads-for-Tri-State-289715261.html